Joy and a Vacuum

(Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and I will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through them. Read my disclosure policy here.) Does anyone really like to vacuum? I’m told people do. I can’t understand it personally. It’s not completely […]

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Specks and Planks

One summer recently I learned a very valuable lesson – on judgement. While visiting family, a friend’s son almost slipped and fell. Nothing very serious, but the parent in all of us there “jumped” to help. “Be careful, honey!” “Watch out!” “Oh no!” You know, […]

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Icicles and Attitude

(Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and I will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through them. Read my disclosure policy here.) “March” in Michigan means “unexpected”. One week shone 60° and sunny. The weekend poured wet and windy, thunder shaking […]

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Casting out Fear

I recently read an article called “New Rules for Announcing a Pregnancy“. Now, I am not pregnant and don’t plan to be again. The article caught my eye anyway. You’ve probably heard the rules: “Don’t tell anyone for three months,” “wait until after the risky […]

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